Dev-Ops Engineer

Deadline: 26 June. 2020
Positions: 1
Location: Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, Nicosia, Cyprus
Type: Full-time employment

Dev-Ops Engineer

The Centre is building a team of Software Developers to join its fast-growing team of passionate and enthusiastic professionals. The Software Development Team will play an integral role in transforming our research outputs to market-ready solutions and together with our researchers will be a vital part of the knowledge-transfer initiatives of RISE. The Dev-Ops Engineer will be part of the Software Development Team of RISE.
Main Responsibilities of Dev-Ops Engineer
  • Employ DevOps tools to improve the Software Development team’s production
  • Guide the Software Development team through the process of designing and writing a dependable codebase
  • Design and implement strategic processes that elevate our organization to resounding success
  • Design, develop, and implement software integrations
  • Troubleshoot production issues and coordinate with the Software Development team to streamline code deployment
  • Implement automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines)
  • Collaborate with the other team members to improve the company’s engineering tools, systems and procedures, and data security
  • Optimize the company’s computing architecture
  • Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability
  • Develop and maintain design and troubleshooting documentation
  • Communicate progress and issues through regular Status Reports
Desired Qualifications & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering considered an advantage
  • 2+ years experience as a DevOps Engineer or equivalent software-engineering role
  • Understanding of software development methodology, agile practices, and the full range of tools that modern software developers use
  • Proven experience working in a Linux-based environment
  • Experience building solutions with AWS, GCE, Azure
  • Working knowledge of Ruby or Python and known DevOps tools like Git and GitHub
  • Knowledge of Docker/Kubernetes/Openshift
  • Strong command of software-automation production systems (Jenkins, etc.)
  • Expertise in code deployment tools (such as Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, and Chef)
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • Experience in network, server, and application-status monitoring
  • Work efficiently with version control, workflows (git/gitlab)
  • Excellent knowledge of both spoken and written English
Application Process
For full consideration, interested candidates should submit the following via email to and use the Email subject line “Application: SD-DO-01: Dev-Ops Engineer”
  1. Cover letter which clearly specifies availability date for full-time employment
  2. Full CV (including contact details)
  3. Optional - Code Repository, Portfolio (in pdf format or website) or any other proof of work experience for the position
  4. Contact details of two professional referees. Referees will be contacted only for shortlisted candidates
Application Deadline: Friday, June 26, 2020.
In case you previously applied for a post at RISE, a new application is required.
For general inquiries, applicants may contact the HR Department of the of the Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies at
For non-EU applicants a work permit will be required.

All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.
For additional information about the Software Development Team and Benefits of the position please click here.

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